of-standan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-standan
to remain standing, keep (trans. or intrans.) in the same place or condition, stop in a place Swá raðe swá ðæt scrîn in biþ geboren, swá ofstint (oft stint. Thw. ) se streám aquae in una mole consistent, Jos. 3, 13. Gif him ofstondeþ on innan ǽnigu ceald wǽte if any cold humour stops in them. Lchdm. ii. 194, 15. Sele him on hátum wætre gewlecedum ða wyrta drincan ðý læs ðæt pic ofstande mid ðý óðre duste give him the herbs to drink in hot water made lukewarm, lest the pitch be left sticking with the other dust, 252, 4. Ðæt ofstandene þicce horh the thick foulness that has refused to move, 194, 21. Wág ofstonden unde stormum a wall unmoved amid storms, Exon. Th. 476, 21; Ruin. II. Ofstondene beóþ sive ofstonden feoh integri restitutione. Wrt. Voc. ii. 49, 34-35. [Cf. O. Sax. is (of the temple)]
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